Pakistanis Burn Obama Effigy as America Increases Pressure on Pakistan

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The Obama international honeymoon is definitely over.
The United States on Tuesday demanded that Pakistan dismantle a terrorist network blamed for attacking a U.S. embassy as Pakistanis defended efforts to fight militants and demonstrated against the increasing U.S. pressure.

White House spokesman Jay Carney said Pakistan “needs to take action to deal with the links” that U.S. officials say exist between the Pakistani intelligence agency and the Haqqani Network, based along Pakistan’s border with Afghanistan.

He repeated claims by other U.S. officials that the Haqqani terrorists are “responsible for attacks on the U.S. Embassy” in Afghanistan and on other Western targets.

The United States has been publicly increasing pressure on Pakistan since Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told Congress last week that Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency helped plan the attacks on the embassy and NATO headquarters in the Afghan capital, Kabul, two weeks ago.

Pakistan defended its efforts to fight terrorism Tuesday, when Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar told the U.N. General Assembly that her country has lost more than 30,000 people to terrorist attacks over the past decade.

But, never fear, the weak-kneed Obama Administration is now walking back on Mullen’s statements.

Adm. Mike Mullen’s assertion last week that an anti-American insurgent group in Afghanistan is a “veritable arm” of Pakistan’s spy service was overstated and contributed to overheated reactions in Pakistan and misperceptions in Washington, according to American officials involved in U.S. policy in the region.

The internal criticism by the officials, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because they did not want to challenge Mullen openly, reflects concern over the accuracy of Mullen’s characterizations at a time when Obama administration officials have been frustrated in their efforts to persuade Pakistan to break its ties to Afghan insurgent groups.

A ship of fools = the Obama foreign policy.

Come on guys, get your stories and facts straight.

Al Qaeda Says They Would Use Pakistani Nukes Against United States

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Al Qaeda leader in Afghanistan Mustafa abu al-Yazid making statements from an unknown location

Well, Duh…..
If it were in a position to do so, Al Qaeda would use Pakistan’s nuclear weapons in its fight against the United States, a top leader of the group said in remarks aired on Sunday.

Pakistan has been battling al Qaeda’s Taliban allies in the Swat Valley since April after their thrust into a district 100 km (60 miles) northwest of the capital raised fears the nuclear-armed country could slowly slip into militant hands.

“God willing, the nuclear weapons will not fall into the hands of the Americans and the mujahideen would take them and use them against the Americans,” Mustafa Abu al-Yazid, the leader of al Qaeda’s in Afghanistan, said in an interview with Al Jazeera television.

Abu al-Yazid was responding to a question about U.S. safeguards to seize control over Pakistan’s nuclear weapons in case Islamist fighters came close to doing so.

“We expect that the Pakistani army would be defeated (in Swat) … and that would be its end everywhere, God willing.”

Asked about the group’s plans, the Egyptian militant leader said: “The strategy of the (al Qaeda) organisation in the coming period is the same as in the previous period: to hit the head of the snake, the head of tyranny — the United States.

“That can be achieved through continued work on the open fronts and also by opening new fronts in a manner that achieves the interests of Islam and Muslims and by increasing military operations that drain the enemy financially.”

The United States damn well better have sufficient assets in the area to prevent the loss of those nukes in Palistan. Or pre-emptively, America should go ito Pakistan and take them. Or, at the very least render them inactive.

Stay tuned…..


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Mohammed Cartoon Watch: Car Bombing Outside Danish Embassy

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One of the Mohammed cartoons that sparked riots last year throughout the Muslim world

A car bombing of the Danish Embassy in Islamabad Pakistan is being linked to protests against the Mohammed Cartoons which rocked the world again earlier this year.

A huge car bomb exploded outside the Danish Embassy in the Pakistani capital on Monday, killing at least five people and wounding dozens more, officials and witnesses said.

The blast echoed through Islamabad and left a crater over a meter deep in the road in front of the main gate to the embassy. Glass, fallen masonry and dozens of wrecked vehicles littered the area. People, some bloodied, ran helter-skelter in a state of panic.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but al-Qaida No. 2 Ayman al-Zawahri recently called for attacks on Danish targets in response to the publication of caricatures in Danish newspapers depicting the Prophet Muhammad.

A perimeter wall of the embassy collapsed and its metal gate was blown inward but the embassy building itself remained intact.

Officials at two hospitals reported at least five people – including two policemen – were killed and 32 wounded in the blast, none of them foreigners. It was the second targeting of foreigners in the usually tranquil Pakistani capital in less than three months.

The Danish response is here.

Note the car bomb killed native Pakistanis and NO foreigners.

The Danish foreign ministry advised against travel to Pakistan and the Swedish and Norwegian Embassies have closed.

What a shameful act of displaced and unreasoned radicalism of Islam.

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Mohammed Cartoon Watch: 25,000 Pakistanis Protest Geert Wilder’s Fitna and Mohammed Cartoons

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Supporters of Pakistan’s largest Islamic party Jamate-e-Islami burn the effigy of Dutch lawmaker Geert Wilders during a rally in Karachi, April 6, 2008.

Over 25,000 Pakistanis protested today over Geert Wilder’s film, Fitna and the Mohammed Cartoons.

More than 25,000 people rallied Sunday in the largest protest in Pakistan so far against an anti-Koran film made by a Dutch lawmaker, urging their government to expel the Netherlands ambassador.

“They call this freedom of expression, but it’s freedom of aggression,” keynote speaker Munawwar Hasan, a leader of the main Islamic party Jamat-e-Islami, told the crowd as it chanted “God is great.”

Wearing head bands inscribed “We are ready to sacrifice our lives for the sanctity of the prophet,” they marched for two kilometers (more than a mile), then gathered on Karachi’s main street to listen to speeches.

They also burned an effigy of Wilders as speakers said their government should sever diplomatic ties with Western countries supporting the publishers of cartoons defaming the Prophet Muhammad.

Don’t these fools realize that others in the Western world are criticizing their religion for its hypocrisy especially regarding political, religious tolerance and violence?

Let them protest Wilder’s film and the Danish cartoonists but should others protest or criticize Islam – then off with their head.

Ridiculous if not so sadly pathetic……

More than 25,000 people rallied in the largest protest in Pakistan so far against an anti-Koran film made by a Dutch lawmaker, urging their government to expel the Netherlands ambassador.

And, here is Fitna that is causing all of the protests:

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American Al Qaeda’s Adam Gadahn is Missing

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Adam Gadahn as featured on the FBI’s Most Wanted List

Adam Gadahn, the American spokesman for Al Qaeda is missing.

Where is accused terrorist Adam Gadahn?

That’s what Taliban sources along the Afghan-Pakistan border are wondering about the American-born al-Qaida member. Gadahn, known as Azzam al-Ameriki (Azzam the American), joined al-Qaida in 2003 and has appeared in several bombastic al-Qaida videos since then.U.S. intelligence officials have heard the same rumors, but tell NBC News that they have no information to suggest Gadahn is dead. They specifically deny that Gadahn was killed in the same Predator missile attack that killed al-Qaida’s #4, Abu Laith al-Libi, last week near the town of Mir Ali in Pakistan’s North Waziristan province. Gadahn was visiting Mir Ali at the time, according to a local man who describes himself as a friend of Gadahn’s.

Jihadist sources on the Pakistan side of the border are telling local journalists they are worried. One who described himself as a “very close friend” of Gadahn said the 28-year-old California native had until recently been spending most of his time in the populated areas of South Waziristan, near the towns of Wana, Azam Warsak and Shahkai.

The same friend said Gadahn had left for North Waziristan a week before the Predator attack in Mir Ali, where he was supposed to attend “an important meeting”. The friend said that, after the Predator attack on January 31, they lost “all contact” with Gadahn.

What a shame if this traitor has been killed – especially by an American military attack.

But, who knows?

This scum bag may have survived only to resurface again to spew his Al Qaeda terrorist CRAP.

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Al Qaeda’s Adam Gadahn Threatens President Bush as he visits the Middle East and rips up his American passport

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Pakistan Lifts You Tube Ban

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From the BBC: Pakistan’s Attempt to Block YouTube Causes Two-Hour Global Site Blackout

Pakistan has relented and lifted their ban of the media giant, YouTube.

Pakistan said Tuesday that it has lifted a ban on YouTube after the website removed cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed, adding that an earlier worldwide outage sparked by its actions was unintentional.

Telecommunications officials told AFP that the popular website was up and running again in the conservative Muslim nation after YouTube removed “highly profane and sacrilegious footage” that was offensive to Islam.

“We have issued instructions to all Internet service providers that YouTube should be unblocked as the specific content has been removed by the website,” Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA) spokesman Khurram Mehran told AFP.

YouTube was not immediately available to confirm whether it had removed the material, which the PTA said was controversial cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed that were republished by Danish newspapers earlier this month.

So, why did Pakistan block YouTube and inadvertently bollock up a good deal of Asia’s internet traffic on Sunday? Some say it was Mohammed Cartoons like this:

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Or was it because of a Geert Wilders Promo for his Islamic critical film Forbidden:

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Some in Pakistan say it was the Musharraf government preventing local television coverage of voter fraud being broadcast around the world.

Some Pakistani users have expressed doubts over the official reason for Pakistan’s YouTube ban, saying that authorities wanted to block access to footage of alleged rigging in last week’s parliamentary elections.

President Pervez Musharraf’s allies lost heavily to opposition parties in the polls, which were preceded by allegations of massive vote fraud.

“Some Internet users are sceptical that the government banned YouTube because it contained clips from a private television station which showed election rigging,” said Wahaj us Siraj, chief of the Pakistan Internet Service Providers Association.

Internet user Sajid Ali said the ban was unnecessary because Muslims in Pakistan would not want to access blasphemous material anyway.

“No Muslim would want to view the blasphemous content on any website. The government is really disturbed over its defeat in elections and afraid of critical videos and remarks on YouTube,” Ali, a banker, told AFP.

In any case, the outage highlights governments ability to censure internet content. A warning for us all and certainly a wake-up for internet content providers.

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